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  1. San Mateo: Authorities dispense tips for mountain lion encountersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    A recent surge of mountain lion sightings in San Mateo County has authorities sending out tips on what residents should do if they see or even encounter one of the cats. San Mateo County Sheriff's deputies often respond to calls of mountain lion sightings.


  2. 'Six Californias' initiative fails for 2016 ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    A ballot initiative that would have asked voters to split California into six separate states failed to qualify for the ballot in 2016, the secretary of state's office reported Friday. Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper submitted 1.37 million signatures in July in support of the measure, saying the state of 38.3 million people has become ungovernable because it has too many diverse interests for politicians to effectively represent their constituents.


  3. Joan Rivers reportedly didn't sign off on procedureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Joan Rivers didn't sign off on the throat procedure she underwent from an unauthorized doctor the day she suffered heart and respiratory failure, according to the New York Daily News. A doctor with Rivers' entourage, who reportedly wasn't authorized to work at the clinic at which Rivers' was being examined, performed an unplanned biopsy on her vocal chords that caused the comedian to stop breathing, a medical source told the newspaper.


  4. University of California signs big solar power dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    The University of California says it has made one of the largest ever solar-energy purchases by a university system in the United States. The UC system, one of the largest public university systems in the nation, says the deal will provide enough solar power to offset 60 percent of the electricity use at five of the state's 10 campuses, as well as some university medical centers.


  5. Comedy legend Joan Rivers dies at 81Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Joan Rivers, the raucous, acid-tongued comedian who crashed the male-dominated realm of late-night talk shows and turned Hollywood red carpets into danger zones for badly dressed celebrities, died Thursday. She was 81. Rivers died at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, surrounded by family and close friends, daughter Melissa Rivers said.


  6. Neil Young divorcing Pegi Young after 36 yearsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Young filed papers to end his marriage on July 29 in San Mateo, according to Rolling Stone.


  7. Martins Beach access bill headed to governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Legislation that could mean greater public access to Martins Beach in San Mateo County cleared its final legislative hurdle on Thursday and now awaits Gov. Jerry Brown's signature.


  8. Martins Beach access bill headed to governorRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 21 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Legislation that could mean greater public access to Martins Beach in San Mateo County cleared its final legislative hurdle on Thursday and now awaits Gov. Jerry Brown's signature.


  9. California's proposed meat regulations believed too weakRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 17 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    A bill that would clamp down on the use of antibiotics in cattle and poultry is a pen stroke from becoming law in California -- so why aren't environmentalists happy? The author of the legislation, state Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, touts SB 835 as a critical early step in fighting an emerging national health crisis: the rise of ... (more)


  10. Martins Beach access bill moves closer to victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    A proposed law to allow public access to Martins Beach passed one of its last major obstacles Thursday in the state Legislature, overcoming intense lobbying by Silicon Valley venture capitalist Vinod Khosla, the property's owner.


  11. Santa Clara County has highest median household income in nation, but wealth gap widensRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2014 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Santa Clara County has the highest median household income in the nation, at $93,500, and two other Bay Area urban centers are in the top 10, but the tech-fueled geyser of wealth has created a widening gap between high earners and middle- and low-income workers, according to a report released Monday.


  12. New California legislation aimed at sites that publish mug shotsRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2014 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Websites that publish arrest mug shots and charge people to remove them may soon face legal sanctions in California, thanks to new legislation unanimously approved by the state legislature Tuesday.


  13. Burlingame: Man fatally injured on tracks at Caltrain stationRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2014 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    The collision was reported around 9:14 p.m., at the Broadway station, and trains have been stopped in both directions while emergency crews respond to the scene.


  14. Tour de Peninsula attracts happy, healthy crowdRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2014 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    It started more than two decades ago as a lark, a spoof by two Peninsula residents of the Tour de France, the world's most prestigious cycling competition.


  15. Coast Lines, July 31, 2014: Deadline approaches for local candidatesRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2014 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Those races include local city councils and school boards, as well as fire, water and park districts and the Santa Cruz Port Commission.


  16. San Mateo limo fire fine cut by 75 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2014 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    San Mateo County firefighters and California Highway Patrol investigate the scene of a limousine fire on the westbound side of the San Mateo-Hayward bridge in Foster City, Calif., on Saturday, May 4, 2013.


  17. Six Californias measure seems headed for 2016 ballotRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2014 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Once easily mistaken for political satire, venture capitalist Tim Draper's "Six Californias" ballot measure to tear the Golden State asunder seems bound for the November 2016 ballot.


  18. 2 mountain lion sightings concern San Mateo policeRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2014 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    With two mountain lion sightings in less than a week in residential areas of San Mateo, police issued a message today addressing the safety concerns of residents.


  19. Draper: Government bitcoin sale a 'vote of confidence'Read the original story

    Jul 2, 2014 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    Venture Capitalist Tim Draper, middle, announced that he has won the U. S. Marshals bitcoin auction and is partnering with Vaurum, a Palo Alto based company, to provide liquidity in emerging markets, at Draper University of Heroes in San Mateo, Calif., on Wednesday, July 2, 2014.


  20. Obamacare: Massive backlog stalls Medi-Cal expansionRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2014 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    A mountainous backlog of Medi-Cal applications is well into its third month, but California officials have provided little information about how and when the largest such bottleneck in the nation might be cleared.


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